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GIRLS SOCCER: Youthful Rochester Adams shines on pitch, wins OAA-Red and reaches regional finals

GIRLS SOCCER: Youthful Rochester Adams shines on pitch, wins OAA-Red and reaches regional finals

| June 13, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt ROCHESTER HILLS — Sometimes a young team has nothing to lose when playing a challenging schedule. It can learn on the fly and simply get better at its craft by routinely facing high quality opponents. Rochester Adams did just that on the soccer […]

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GIRLS SOCCER: Novi ends Troy’s run in state semifinals

GIRLS SOCCER: Novi ends Troy’s run in state semifinals

| June 12, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt ROCHESTER HILLS — One of the most successful girls soccer programs over the last 15 years, Novi is headed back to the Division 1 state finals. The sixth-ranked Wildcats, who captured state crowns in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010 and 2011, will go after […]

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GIRLS SOCCER: Troy reaches Final Four for first time since 2013, blanks Grosse Pointe North for regional title

GIRLS SOCCER: Troy reaches Final Four for first time since 2013, blanks Grosse Pointe North for regional title

| June 7, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt TROY — Apparently, Troy truly is a different team this postseason. The Colts, who finished just 4-6-6 in the regular season and in third place in the loaded OAA Red Division, moved to 9-6-6 overall and advanced to the state semifinals for the […]

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GIRLS SOCCER: Adams edges Waterford Mott, Grand Blanc ousts Heartland to advance to regional finals

GIRLS SOCCER: Adams edges Waterford Mott, Grand Blanc ousts Heartland to advance to regional finals

| June 5, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt ROCHESTER HILLS — Maddie Dolenga might only be a freshman, but she’s playing beyond her age. The Rochester Adams goalkeeper made three clutch saves in 75 minutes of action Tuesday, and 18th-ranked Rochester Adams withstood Waterford Mott, 2-1, in a Division 1 regional […]

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GIRLS SOCCER: Rochester Adams explodes in second half to oust Stoney Creek

GIRLS SOCCER: Rochester Adams explodes in second half to oust Stoney Creek

| May 31, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt ROCHESTER HILLS — Josh Hickey gave an inspirational speech at halftime Thursday to his Rochester Adams girls soccer team. Apparently, the Highlanders were listening — especially Hailey Wentzloff. The Grand Valley State-bound senior midfielder scored two second-half goals and 18th-ranked Adams withstood Rochester […]

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GIRLS SOCCER: Eisenhower’s early goals silences Rochester in district semis

GIRLS SOCCER: Eisenhower’s early goals silences Rochester in district semis

| May 31, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt ROCHESTER HILLS — Some 24 hours earlier, Utica Eisenhower needed some late-game magic to oust Lake Orion in a Division 1 pre-district. In the Eagles’ district semifinal Thursday at Rochester, Eisenhower did not need any heroics in the waning minutes. The 11th-ranked Eagles […]

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GIRLS SOCCER: DeBeau’s late-game heroics lift Eisenhower past Lake Orion

GIRLS SOCCER: DeBeau’s late-game heroics lift Eisenhower past Lake Orion

| May 30, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt UTICA — Tense moments. There’s always plenty during state tournament time. Utica Eisenhower had one of those moments in Wednesday’s Division 1 pre-district with Lake Orion. The Eagles found themselves in a 1-1 draw inside the final minute before Lauren DeBeau’s late-game heroics. […]

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GIRLS SOCCER: Lake Orion stepping up in rebuild project under journeyman Chris Corteg

GIRLS SOCCER: Lake Orion stepping up in rebuild project under journeyman Chris Corteg

| May 25, 2018 | Comments (0)

  BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt LAKE ORION — In just two short years and it appears that Chris Corteg has aided and abetted in the righting the ship at Lake Orion. And his actions are not a crime, but one of praise.  He’s guided Lake Orion’s girls […]

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GIRLS SOCCER: Heath’s first-half goal lifts Adams past Stoney Creek

GIRLS SOCCER: Heath’s first-half goal lifts Adams past Stoney Creek

| May 17, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt ROCHESTER HILLS — Rochester Adams still has a shot at the OAA Red Division title. Thanks to a 1-0 victory Thursday over rival Rochester Stoney Creek, coupled with Rochester’s 1-0 upset of No. 8 Bloomfield Hills, the 18th-ranked Highlanders kept their title hopes […]

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GIRLS SOCCER: Utica Ford holds off Troy in shootout to advance to regional finals

GIRLS SOCCER: Utica Ford holds off Troy in shootout to advance to regional finals

| June 7, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans UTICA — On her 16th birthday, Nicole Fiantaco should have been the recipient of multiple presents. The Utica Ford sophomore was the one delivering the gifts. The eighth-ranked Falcons found enough resilience to slip past Troy, 3-2, in a Division 1 regional semifinal Tuesday at Utica’s Swinehart Stadium, […]

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GIRLS SOCCER STATE FINALS PREVIEW: Stoney Creek, Notre Dame Prep aiming for first state title

GIRLS SOCCER STATE FINALS PREVIEW: Stoney Creek, Notre Dame Prep aiming for first state title

| June 17, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans, @StateChampsnet, @SportsSceneKeyes EAST LANSING — Sometimes deep tournament runs to the Final Four can happen during unexpected years. That is the case for Rochester Stoney Creek girls soccer team. The Cougars spent most of the 2015 season ranked No. 1 in Division 1 with a large senior class […]

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GIRLS SOCCER: Leonard’s game-winner lifts Athens past Grosse Pointe North

GIRLS SOCCER: Leonard’s game-winner lifts Athens past Grosse Pointe North

| June 8, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans TROY — Splash water onto a dam over a long period of time and eventually the concrete will erode away and the levy will break. Pepper a goalkeeper with a multitude of shots within the penalty box and eventually the numbers will play out and you’ll sneak […]

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GIRLS SOCCER: Pardoski’s OT goal sends Stoney Creek past Dakota

GIRLS SOCCER: Pardoski’s OT goal sends Stoney Creek past Dakota

| June 7, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans TROY — Taylor Pardoski said she felt a little bit of extra ‘power’ Tuesday night. Although nothing quite like the mythical Force of the Star Wars- famed trilogy, Pardoski dug deep to score a pair of goals, including the game-winner in overtime, in willing Rochester Stoney Creek […]

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GIRLS SOCCER: Grand Blanc edges Troy Athens to reach D-1 state finals

GIRLS SOCCER: Grand Blanc edges Troy Athens to reach D-1 state finals

| June 10, 2015 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER — Grand Blanc’s upset train continued to roll through the Division 1 postseason and its final destination is the end of the line: the state championship match. The Bobcats, honorable mention in polls, tripped up it heir third straight top 10 team Wednesday, this time coming […]

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GIRLS SOCCER: Athens withstands Eisenhower’s pressure to claim first regional since 2000

GIRLS SOCCER: Athens withstands Eisenhower’s pressure to claim first regional since 2000

| June 5, 2015 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans TROY — Every time Elyse Merbach walks into Troy Athens’ gymnasium, she and her teammates are constantly reminded of multiple great teams in the school’s soccer history. This year’s Red Hawks are trying to live up to that lore — and are doing a pretty good job […]

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GIRLS SOCCER: Leonard, Athens advance into regional finals

GIRLS SOCCER: Leonard, Athens advance into regional finals

| June 4, 2015 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans TROY — There seems to be some controversy on how many goals Ashley Leonard has on the season: 26 or 27. There is no controversy that her team, Troy Athens, is still very much alive in the Division 1 postseason. The fifth-ranked Red Hawks continued to advance […]

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GIRLS SOCCER: WOLL rolls into regional finals

GIRLS SOCCER: WOLL rolls into regional finals

| June 3, 2015 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans SAGINAW — Despite splintering off into a solo program this season, Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes apparently has enough talent to make another deep run in the Division 4 postseason. The Lakers advanced to the Elite Eight for sixth straight time, tripping up Harbor Beach 3-1 […]

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GIRLS SOCCER: Liggett shuts out Oakland Christian in regional semifinal upset

GIRLS SOCCER: Liggett shuts out Oakland Christian in regional semifinal upset

| June 3, 2015 | Comments (0)

  BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans MADISON HEIGHTS — The game plan for Grosse Pointe Woods University-Liggett Tuesday night was simple. Shut down Auburn Hills Oakland Christian high scoring sophomore Victoria Lucido and make someone else step up and beat the Knights. Liggett bottled up Lucido for much of Tuesday’s contest and […]

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